He is not being treated any differently than if you had been the one who broke the law. He may get a reduced charge, avoid points on his license, avoid and insurance increase, but he is still liable for the cost of the class, court costs and fines. That's what you or I would get if we were in the same vote.
If the system were going to treat him differently because he is a member of the press, then they wouldn't have given him the ticket to begin with.
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